The watch case and mechanism is authentic, but the face is not.On occasion, Coca-Cola gave away wrist watches as employee rewards, but never pocket watches.After consultation, the others working at Pemberton’s company adopted the script by unanimous consent.Drawn in flowing handwriting, Robinson’s elaborate script was very “of the moment”, and it remains one of the most recognisable trademarks in the world.Frank M Robinson, suggested that “the two Cs would look well in advertising”.And with that, Robinson also designed the now world famous script logo.19 November 1947, the modern Spencerian script, as we know it today, is registered in Australia. The strong graphic image of the disc shape, became a cornerstone for outdoor signage.In 1948, the discs began to be hung inside a place of business as advertising and decoration.
This timeline explains some of the changes we’ve seen to the drinks design since the first-ever nailed the formula, but it was his bookkeeper who came up with the name "Coca-Cola®".Coca-Cola never produced knives with Worlds Fair markings and other markings such as these.These appeared at flea markets in the early 70's and have been fooling people ever since.Red Disc images also appeared in print advertising into the 1960’s when the Arciform or “fish tail” signs began to be used.This period sees the script placed inside an Arciform shape, which looks like an arch.They are often represented as being authentic but they are not.Many are color copies or printed in simple one or two colors. Originating from India and other locations, these porcelain signs are made to deceive the uneducated collector. for many more fake porcelain signs, please see the "Made in Mumbai" page.An example of the many fake pocket watches on the market.Shown here are a few of the many Coca-Cola items that are often misrepresented to purposefully fool the unaware. Many mirrors similar to this one have been produced since the 70's. Coca-Cola never produced pub style mirrors such as these.This is but a small representation of the many mirrors such as these that are available.